Self-Defense & Home Defense

Be prepared with a variety of concealed carry and firearms tips and tactics that can help keep you and your family safe both inside and outside of your home. Find helpful articles and videos, including the Into the Fray training series, that cover everything from situational awareness and conflict avoidance to cover vs. concealment and the use of force in a critical encounter.

Self-Defense in the Great Outdoors

USCCA — July 6, 2019

*The following is an excerpt from The Responsible Gun Owner’s Guide to Self-Defense in the Great… Read More

Concealed Carry: Gun vs. Knife

John Caile — July 5, 2019

Most men and women who carry a firearm for personal protection have heard the old saying: “Never bring a knife… Read More

When to Call the Cavalry

Rick Sapp — July 5, 2019

Imagine that you have been involved in an act of self-defense — a shooting. The fact that you, your family,… Read More

Anger at the Intersection: Should I Shoot?

Kevin Michalowski — July 4, 2019

It’s been a long day at work, and traffic on your commute home is not making your day any easier. Read More

The Perfect Cover Garment for Concealed Carry?

Kevin Michalowski — July 1, 2019

Weather permitting, I vote the Hawaiian shirt as the perfect cover garment for the concealed carry… Read More

Home-Defense FAQs

Scott W. Wagner — June 23, 2019

Home defense doesn’t have to be complicated. To make it easier, here are the answers to some of the most… Read More